Updated Patterns from the '30s
With the need to "use it up and make it do" during the Great Depression, quilting exploded in popularity. By the mid-1930s, over 400 newspapers printed block patterns on a regular basis. Author Nancy Mahoney has been lucky enough to find scrapbooks filled with clippings of those patterns. She shares her favorites in this rare collection.
Six-time author Nancy Mahoney designs quilt patterns for several fabric companies. Her work has been published in numerous books as well as in Quilter's Newsletter Magazine and on the cover of Quiting Today.